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  • Rauner vetoes bill to mandate hepatitis C testing

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation aimed at fighting an epidemic of contagious liver disease, saying it would cost the st ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Skydivers parachute into funeral of Army skydiver

    CINCINNATI – A solo Army Golden Knight parachutist honored a comrade’s dream by landing on the high school football field where hundreds of mourners g ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Fine, supervision for Illinois man who brought tiger to bar

    JOLIET – A suburban Chicago wildlife exhibitor has been sentenced to a year of court supervision and a $500 fine for bringing a tiger cub into a bar i ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Agency says human error led to Illinois prisons data breach

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Corrections says preliminary findings suggest human error was to blame for the inadvertent release of social ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana

    CHICAGO – Patients must have a doctor’s signature to buy medical marijuana in Illinois, but some health systems are forbidding doctors from putting pe ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Tragedy averted by train passengers who disarmed gunman

    PARIS – A series of heroic actions by passengers thwarted an attack by a man with ties to radical Islam who boarded a high-speed train from Amsterdam ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Luxury buildings change housing at University of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – The luxury housing boom that's occurred over the past 14 years at the University of Illinois has changed the way students live on cam ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Pictures of the Week

    Some of our favorite photos from the past week. ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Father of missing Crystal Lake teen concerned for girl's safety

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The father of a 16-year-old Crystal Lake girl who went missing this week and is presumed to be with a 28-year-old man said he disagrees ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County minister arrested on child porn charges in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area pastor was arrested Friday after police found child pornography on his computer, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office official ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Pace Suburban Bus expands RTA's service in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – Pace Suburban Bus has expanded its fixed route service in McHenry County, in a move that was applauded by transportation advocates.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Kane County to represent McHenry County in battle over ex-coroner’s legal fees

    WOODSTOCK – The presumed attorney for former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz blasted the legal system for what he described as dragging its feet ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Crash into woods near Algonquin, Lake in the Hills sends elderly driver to hospital

    ALGONQUIN – A 78-year-old Fox River Grove woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital after crashing her small SUV into a wooded area Friday near Alg ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Fox Lake police chief, officer placed on leave after investigation into altercation

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Police Chief Michael Behan and a Fox Lake police officer have been placed on paid administrative leave after a village investigati ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • McHenry County Board freezes elected salaries, nixes extra $5,000 for vice chairman

    WOODSTOCK – Routine votes to merely keep the salaries of McHenry County Board members and certain other elected officials the same for the next term t ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:02 pm
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